Category Archives: Nostalgia

A Vigorous & Colourful Personality : a Blog for Mothering Sunday

Hi Mom, It’s that time, again, Mothering Sunday. Mother’s Day, in American, though the latter is in May, not March. I remember how I used to buy a card for you, in March, then post it in time for Mother’s … Continue reading

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30 Years Amongst the Brits

Thirty years ago today, I was walking through Heathrow Airport, when I saw a policeman, and thought to myself, They really do wear those hats. Does Eng-a-land swing like a pendulum do? Do bobbies on bikes ride two by two? … Continue reading

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Like the Green Bay Tree

“It is good, and not evil, which flourishes like the green bay tree.” – Unknown This is about the town of Doncaster, some overdue apologies, and a good man named Colin, who died last week. About the right to mourn, … Continue reading

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Cancer, Aging, & Second-hand Sheila

Today’s tune is by David Bowie, and is about fashion. This blog, however, is about its dark-matter twin. Aka, “Wear whatever the hell you want. Because you’re old(er) now.” Young lasses who are gobsmacked whenever a woman over 30 wears … Continue reading

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Oh Very Young: a Blog for Mother’s Day

“Oh very young / what we leave at this time / we’re only dancing on this earth for a short while …” – Cat Stevens, “Oh Very Young” Hi, Mom. It’s nearly Mother’s Day. This year’s song is by Cat … Continue reading

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